Missouri S&T theater students to perform “Gruesome Playground Injuries”

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On February 17, 2022

This month theater students in Missouri University of Science and Technology’s arts, languages and philosophy department will perform “Gruesome Playground Injuries,” written by Rajiv Joseph.

The performances will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26. Both performances will be held in the Black Box Theatre in room 143 of Castleman Hall, located on the Missouri S&T campus at the corner of 10th and Main streets in Rolla. The performances will be directed by Taylor Gruenloh, assistant teaching professor of theatre at Missouri S&T.

“Gruesome Playground Injuries” tells the story of Kayleen and Doug, two childhood friends who are drawn together by a variety of physical calamities over the course of 30 years. This production includes mature content and is not suitable for viewers under the age of 17.

Tickets are $10 for the public and $5 for Missouri S&T students with a valid ID. Tickets can be purchased at the Leach Theatre Box Office, located inside the main entrance of Castleman Hall facing 10th Street. The box office is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Tickets can also be purchased online at leachtheatre.mst.edu or by calling 573-341-4219. Service fees may apply to tickets purchased online or by phone.

For more information about the performances, contact Taylor Gruenloh at gruenloht@mst.edu or call the performing arts office at 573-341-4185.

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,200 students. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System and located in Rolla, Missouri, Missouri S&T offers 101 degree programs in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top 10 universities for return on investment, according to Business Insider. S&T also is home to the Kummer Institute, made possible by a $300 million gift from Fred and June Kummer. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit www.mst.edu.

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